Instrumental extreme metal triumvirate BLOTTED SCIENCE, featuring guitarist Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK, MARTY FRIEDMAN), bassist Alex Webster (CANNIBAL CORPSE, HATE ETERNAL) and drummer Charlie Zeleny (BEHOLD...THE ARCTOPUS), has released video footage (see below) of "Laser Lobotomy" and "Oscillation Cycles", filmed during the band's first-ever rehearsals. Both tracks come off the band's highly acclaimed debut album, "The Machinations of Dementia", out on EclecticElectric.
Photos from the June 1 and June 2 BLOTTED SCIENCE rehearsals at Erik Rutan's Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida, can be viewed at this location. According to Ron Jarzombek, the band is eyeing "a window of opportunity in November/December '08" to set up the first-ever BLOTTED SCIENCE live shows.
In related news, Texas-based online magazine Beyond The Dark Horizon has posted an extensive interview with Ron Jarzombek. Ron talks in-depth about BLOTTED SCIENCE, reflects on the status of tech metal mavens WATCHTOWER and SPASTIC INK, his band with brother/drummer Bobby Jarzombek (SEBASTIAN, BACH, FATES WARNING, HALFORD, RIOT), and recalls his formative years with Texas metal legends (S.A.) SLAYER which also featured long-time MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain. The interview can be accessed at this location.